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nanodiamonds

VTT and Carbodeon Speed Up 3D Printing with Nanodiamonds

The excellent performance of the new 3D filament is based on the nanodiamond particles it contains and their ability to shape the structure and...
Qubits

Qubits as Valves: Controlling Quantum Heat Engines

Researchers from Aalto University are designing nano-sized quantum heat engines to explore whether they may be able to outperform classical heat engines in terms...
Quantum entanglement

Einstein’s “Spooky Action” Goes Massive!

In 1935, Einstein observed that quantum mechanics, the then recently developed fundamental theory of nature, implies the existence of a “spooky action at a...
graphene

Individual Impurity Atoms Detectable in Graphene

Graphene is made of a two-dimensional layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice. The strong bonds between the carbon atoms make graphene...
Open Heart Surgery

Finnish Innovation to Reduce Complications After Open Heart Surgery

The innovation is designed to measure the condition of the cardiac muscle in real time – and to save hundreds of people every year,...
Smart Specialisationvideo

Sixty European Regions Get Ready to Develop Joint Energy Projects

These regions have been working since 2015 through the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy (S3PEnergy).This European Commission platform facilitates partnerships between EU regions that...
biomaterials

New Biomaterials Can Solve the Challenges of Sustainable Development

Wood cellulose has the potential to be a future super material that can replace fossil raw materials such as plastic and man-made fibers or...
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NIH Study of WWII Evacuees Suggests Mental Illness May Be Passed...

Mental illness associated with early childhood adversity may be passed from generation to generation, according to a study of adults whose parents evacuated Finland...
nanostructure, quantum devices, photopic vision

Not Blinded by the Light: Rods in the Retina Contribute to...

An international research team headed by Thomas Münch from Tübingen University found the contribution of rod photoreceptors in mouse retinas to be much greater...
acne

Sweaty Relief from Acne

The team was also nominated to compete for the Best Applied Design prize. This was an excellent achievement in a tough competition for the...
quantum materials

New Quantum Materials Offer Novel Route to 3D Electronic Devices

Researchers have shown how the principles of general relativity open the door to novel electronic applications such as a three-dimensional electron lens and electronic...
photonicsvideo

Extraordinarily Strong Nonlinear Optical Graphene-like Material Could Renovate Nonlinear Photonics

Nonlinear optics is a key enabling technology of our modern society, such as in imaging and high-speed data communication. But the traditional devices suffer...
3D graphene

Graphene Forged into Three-Dimensional Shapes

Researchers from Finland and Taiwan have discovered how graphene, a single-atom-thin layer of carbon, can be forged into three-dimensional objects by using laser light....
Brain training, cancer therapy

New Computational Method Opens the Possibility for Targeted, More Efficient Cancer...

The Computational Biomodeling Laboratory (Combio) at Åbo Akademi University and Turku Centre for Computer Science developed a novel and efficient computational approach for the...
graphenevideo

Researchers Printed Graphene-like Materials with Inkjet

New black phosphorous inks are compatible with conventional inkjet printing techniques for optoelectronics and photonics.Since the discovery of the Nobel Prize winning material graphene,...
solar cell

Researchers Discovered New Method for Improving Perovskite Solar Cell Performance

The Aalto-developed treatment builds on previous breakthroughs improving the efficiency and longevity of perovskite solar cells using established printing methods (carbon back contact based...
breast cancer

Novel 3D Matrix Will Allow Predictive and Effective Breast Cancer Treatment

On average, more than 90% of the breast cancer drugs fail in clinical trials with real patients and each failed drug costs 1.4 billion...
Microelectronics

VTT Method Accelerates the Development of Microelectronics in Three Dimensions

There has been occasional speculation on whether Moore's Law remains valid. Transistors are already being packed into squares so small that their rate of...
heart patients

Artificial Intelligence to Assist in the Treatment of Heart Patients

Recently, a clinical study led by Finnish researchers was launched in Tampere to use the latest analytical methods to recognize those myocardial infarction patients...
soils

University of Maryland Scientists Unveil First-Ever Study of Urbanization Impact on...

Urban soils provide extensive ecosystem services that properly regulate the surrounding environment for all living organisms. Nutrient management, water purification and plant growth are...